Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 349 327
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22 +37
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 238 215 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 0.74% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.83% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 195 161 238
South East median annual salary £57,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.56% -3.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £70,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +5.50%

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,459 25,994 32,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.48% 89.23% 89.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21,835 21,431 26,883
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East.

Salary trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +18 120 £55,000 +22.22% 22
Berkshire +5 91 £55,000 +22.22% 19
Surrey +33 51 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Hampshire +9 50 £55,000 -15.38% 13
Buckinghamshire +31 28 £52,500 -22.22% 2
East Sussex -18 23 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Kent +14 12 £60,000 -11.11% 6
Middlesex +6 2 - -
West Sussex +4 2 £58,750 -11.32%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £38,500 +24.19% 1
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 112 (47.06%) CISSP
2 104 (43.70%) Firewall
3 83 (34.87%) Information Security
4 75 (31.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 68 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 65 (27.31%) CISM
7 57 (23.95%) ITIL
8 55 (23.11%) Network Security
9 54 (22.69%) Security Cleared
10 53 (22.27%) Security Operations
11 50 (21.01%) Cisco
12 49 (20.59%) CEH
13 48 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
14 47 (19.75%) CISA
15 46 (19.33%) Finance
16 45 (18.91%) Risk Management
17 44 (18.49%) Incident Management
18 37 (15.55%) CheckPoint
18 37 (15.55%) SC Cleared
18 37 (15.55%) Security Monitoring
19 35 (14.71%) CCNP
19 35 (14.71%) PKI
20 34 (14.29%) Splunk
21 32 (13.45%) Linux
21 32 (13.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
22 31 (13.03%) LogRhythm
22 31 (13.03%) Juniper
22 31 (13.03%) Degree
23 30 (12.61%) TOGAF

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.20%) IIS
2 5 (2.10%) Apache
3 4 (1.68%) nginx
4 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.52%) Office 365
4 5 (2.10%) SaaS
5 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 104 (43.70%) Firewall
2 55 (23.11%) Network Security
3 28 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 28 (11.76%) WAN
4 23 (9.66%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (9.24%) DNS
6 20 (8.40%) VPN
7 19 (7.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (7.56%) Wireshark
9 17 (7.14%) LAN
10 16 (6.72%) VLAN
11 14 (5.88%) BGP
11 14 (5.88%) Cisco Firepower
11 14 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (5.88%) DHCP
11 14 (5.88%) OSPF
11 14 (5.88%) SSL
12 13 (5.46%) SNMP
13 11 (4.62%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (4.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.10%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.68%) Redis
3 3 (1.26%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Burp Suite
1 3 (1.26%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (19.33%) Finance
2 5 (2.10%) Legal
3 3 (1.26%) Banking
4 2 (0.84%) Advertising
4 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.84%) Retail
4 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.42%) Games
5 1 (0.42%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (20.59%) Analyst
2 47 (19.75%) Security Engineer
3 44 (18.49%) Architect
4 40 (16.81%) Security Architect
5 33 (13.87%) Security Analyst
6 30 (12.61%) Consultant
7 27 (11.34%) Security Consultant
8 26 (10.92%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (10.50%) Security Solutions Architect
10 23 (9.66%) Senior Security Engineer
11 20 (8.40%) IT Engineer
11 20 (8.40%) IT Security Engineer
11 20 (8.40%) Senior IT Engineer
12 18 (7.56%) SOC Analyst
13 16 (6.72%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 14 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
15 13 (5.46%) Head of Security
15 13 (5.46%) Network Architect
16 12 (5.04%) SIEM Analyst
17 11 (4.62%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.68%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (1.68%) CGI
1 4 (1.68%) LAMP
1 4 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (1.68%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.26%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.42%) LDAP
3 1 (0.42%) Middleware
3 1 (0.42%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.42%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.71%) PKI
2 32 (13.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 29 (12.18%) Management Information System
4 25 (10.50%) Data Centre
5 24 (10.08%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (9.24%) Security Operations Centre
7 19 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (4.20%) Cyberattack
10 9 (3.78%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (3.78%) FlexPod
11 7 (2.94%) Computer Science
11 7 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (2.10%) Private Cloud
12 5 (2.10%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.68%) NHS
14 3 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
15 2 (0.84%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.45%) Linux
2 28 (11.76%) Windows
3 11 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.10%) CentOS
5 5 (2.10%) Debian
6 3 (1.26%) Kali Linux
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) Unix
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.42%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.87%) Information Security
2 68 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 68 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 57 (23.95%) ITIL
4 53 (22.27%) Security Operations
5 45 (18.91%) Risk Management
6 44 (18.49%) Incident Management
7 37 (15.55%) Security Monitoring
8 30 (12.61%) TOGAF
9 24 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (10.08%) Identity Access Management
9 24 (10.08%) ITIL V3
9 24 (10.08%) Presales
9 24 (10.08%) SABSA
9 24 (10.08%) Security Management
10 23 (9.66%) Load Balancing
11 22 (9.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 21 (8.82%) Data Protection
13 20 (8.40%) Security Testing
14 19 (7.98%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.94%) Java
2 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.52%) Python
3 5 (2.10%) SQL
4 4 (1.68%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.68%) PHP
4 4 (1.68%) Ruby
5 3 (1.26%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) VB
6 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (47.06%) CISSP
2 65 (27.31%) CISM
3 54 (22.69%) Security Cleared
4 49 (20.59%) CEH
5 48 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (19.75%) CISA
7 37 (15.55%) SC Cleared
8 35 (14.71%) CCNP
9 31 (13.03%) Degree
10 22 (9.24%) SANS
11 21 (8.82%) CCDP
12 17 (7.14%) CREST Certified
12 17 (7.14%) Master's Degree
12 17 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
13 16 (6.72%) CCIE
14 15 (6.30%) CESG Certified Professional
15 10 (4.20%) CCSE
15 10 (4.20%) IISP
15 10 (4.20%) ISSAP
15 10 (4.20%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (31.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (12.61%) PCI DSS
3 27 (11.34%) GDPR
4 15 (6.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (6.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 13 (5.46%) GPG13
6 12 (5.04%) SLA
7 11 (4.62%) COBIT
8 5 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (1.26%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (1.26%) PMO
10 3 (1.26%) QA
11 2 (0.84%) RMADS
12 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.42%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.42%) PSD2
System Software
1 23 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.62%) VMware NSX
4 10 (4.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.10%) vSphere
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.84%) Docker
7 2 (0.84%) Snort
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.42%) XenApp
8 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.72%) QRadar
2 14 (5.88%) CASB
3 11 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (3.36%) Nessus
5 6 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (2.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.26%) Nagios
7 3 (1.26%) OSSEC
7 3 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.26%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.84%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.84%) Nmap
8 2 (0.84%) Puppet
8 2 (0.84%) Suricata
9 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.42%) Packer
Vendors
1 50 (21.01%) Cisco
2 37 (15.55%) CheckPoint
3 34 (14.29%) Splunk
4 31 (13.03%) Juniper
4 31 (13.03%) LogRhythm
5 26 (10.92%) VMware
6 24 (10.08%) Fortinet
6 24 (10.08%) McAfee
7 23 (9.66%) Palo Alto
8 21 (8.82%) ArcSight
9 17 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 16 (6.72%) SolarWinds
11 15 (6.30%) HP
11 15 (6.30%) Sophos
12 14 (5.88%) F5
12 14 (5.88%) Meraki
13 11 (4.62%) Aruba
13 11 (4.62%) IBM
13 11 (4.62%) Infoblox
13 11 (4.62%) Trend Micro